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Oct 21, 2016 - Feb 05, 2017

The Modern maintains one of the foremost collections of modern and contemporary international art in the central United States. Various movements, themes, and styles are represented, including Abstract Expressionism, Color Field painting, Pop art, and Minimalism, as well as aspects of New Image Painting from the 1970s and beyond, recent developments in abstraction and figurative sculpture, and contemporary movements in photography, video, and digital imagery.

Nov 19, 2016 - Jan 15, 2017

Since the beginning of her career in the mid-1980s, Lorna Simpson has become known for her conceptual photographs and videos that question the nature of representation, and challenge historical and preconceived views of racial and sexual identity. Rooted in her longstanding interest in photography and photographic collage, Simpson’s recent paintings incorporate found imagery, often taken from AP photographs and vintage magazines, which the artist overpaints and divides across several panels.

Shop Modern
Dec 13, 2016

Take advantage of special evening hours December 13 through 15 until 7 pm, December 16 until 8 pm.

Member Event
Dec 14, 2016

Exclusive Screening of Making the Modern
for Modern members in the Museum auditorium

 

Dec 14, 2016

A darkly comic new take on Brecht and Weill’s raucous musical broadcast live from the stage of the National Theatre. As London's East End scrubs up for the coronation, Mr. and Mrs. Peachum gear up for a bumper day in the beggary business. Keeping tight control of the city's underground—and their daughter’s whereabouts. Contains filthy language and immoral behaviour.

The running time is approx. 3 hours, with a 20 minute intermission.

Shop Modern
Dec 14, 2016

Take advantage of special evening hours December 13 through 15 until 7 pm, December 16 until 8 pm.

Dec 14, 2016

A darkly comic new take on Brecht and Weill’s raucous musical broadcast live from the stage of the National Theatre. As London's East End scrubs up for the coronation, Mr. and Mrs. Peachum gear up for a bumper day in the beggary business. Keeping tight control of the city's underground—and their daughter’s whereabouts. Contains filthy language and immoral behaviour.

The running time is approx. 3 hours, with a 20 minute intermission.

Shop Modern
Dec 15, 2016

Take advantage of special evening hours December 13 through 15 until 7 pm, December 16 until 8 pm.

Tour
Dec 16, 2016

The aim of the Slow Art movement is to break with the often frenetic pace of modern life to simply enjoy works of art in a deliberate and unhurried fashion. Slow Art at the Modern invests in this pause with a 30-minute spotlight tour focusing on one work of art. Led by a Modern docent the third Friday of each month, Slow Art at the Modern begins at 5:30 pm.

Third Fridays, 5:30 pm

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